Tag: food security

Feed the Future Innovation Lab to fund ten African projects to develop sorghum and millet

Feed the Future Innovation Lab to fund ten African projects to develop sorghum and millet

September 8, 2014 |

In Kansas, project funding through the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sorghum and Millet has been announced, selecting six projects in West Africa and four projects in Ethiopia. The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research in Sorghum and Millet is a consortium of cutting-edge research aimed at improving the […]

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Biofuels will have impact on food prices as industry scales

Biofuels will have impact on food prices as industry scales

August 11, 2014 |

In California, research demonstrates that the rapid development of the biofuels sector will result in the industry having an increasingly powerful impact on food prices and food security, according to Rosamond Naylor at a symposium at Stanford University last week. “The main part of this that I think is so significant is the use of […]

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Committee on Food Security stresses right to food in biofuels debate

Committee on Food Security stresses right to food in biofuels debate

October 14, 2013 |

In Italy, Following a week of intense discussions, the Committee on World Food Security stressed the link between biofuels and food security, saying that the “progressive realization of the right to adequate food for all” should be a priority concern in biofuel development. The world’s most important intergovernmental and multi-stakeholder platform for food security and nutrition […]

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